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Ranked #1 of 19 attractions in Bournemouth
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Beaches
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #2 of 19 attractions in Bournemouth
Category: Historic Sites; Art Museums
Owner description: Private home of extensive travelers Sir Merton Russell-Cotes and his wife Lady Annie was one of the last Victorian manor... more » Owner description: Private home of extensive travelers Sir Merton Russell-Cotes and his wife Lady Annie was one of the last Victorian manor houses ever built. « less
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Ranked #3 of 19 attractions in Bournemouth
Category: Beaches

Bournemouth Beach could be the highlight of your whole trip - very clean, beautiful and friendly. For more information about the area, the official Bournemouth Tourism website... more »

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Ranked #4 of 19 attractions in Bournemouth
Category: Gardens; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #5 of 19 attractions in Bournemouth
Category: Playgrounds
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Ranked #6 of 19 attractions in Bournemouth
Category: Convention Centers; Traveler Resources
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Ranked #7 of 19 attractions in Bournemouth
Category: Other
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Ranked #8 of 19 attractions in Bournemouth
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals; Landmarks
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Ranked #9 of 19 attractions in Bournemouth
Category: Sports Complexes; Landmarks
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Ranked #10 of 19 attractions in Bournemouth
Category: Aquariums; Zoos
Owner description: The Oceanarium is the perfect all weather attraction - discover the mysterious beauty of our watery world in a spectacular... more » Owner description: The Oceanarium is the perfect all weather attraction - discover the mysterious beauty of our watery world in a spectacular underwater journey. From stunning sharks, curious rare green sea turtles and brightly coloured clownfish, to menacing piranhas, venomous lionfish and the weirdly wonderful octopus – they are all waiting to be discovered!Experience the world's first virtual Interactive Dive Cage and take a magnificent adventure without getting wet.... Then discover the interactive Global Meltdown to unveil the potential effects of climate change. Be enchanted by two very cute Oriental small clawed otters, watch them swim, splash, feed and play in their exotic, naturally themed oasis.Open daily from 10am. Closing times vary throughout the year – please check before visiting. Closed Christmas Day. Tickets valid all day with nine daily feeding presentations.Book tickets online to make great savings. « less
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Ranked #11 of 19 attractions in Bournemouth
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #12 of 19 attractions in Bournemouth
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
Owner description: Local theatre providing a mixture of professional, semi professional and local interest performance in a mixture of settings.... more » Owner description: Local theatre providing a mixture of professional, semi professional and local interest performance in a mixture of settings. Includes a studio space, bar and box office. Currently fundraising to fully restore the building and create modern facilities. Run as a not for profit charitable trust by volunteers. The theatre was built in 1870 by the famous Shelley family, intended to be the home of Mary Shelley, author of Frankenstein. « less
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Ranked #13 of 19 attractions in Bournemouth
Category: Nature and Parks
Owner description: Stretching over 1km either side of Boscombe Pier, the Coastal Activity Park has everything from sports courts and water... more » Owner description: Stretching over 1km either side of Boscombe Pier, the Coastal Activity Park has everything from sports courts and water sports to smooth jive and yoga. Find a new hobby; join a group sports sessions; hire equipment, courts and classrooms; or just enjoy the stunning surroundings.With 30+ different activities currently on offer there’s something for all ages and abilities. The Park also has a range of food and drink outlets to cater for all needs and tastes, from packed lunches to three course meals.Don't forget The Coastal Activity Park has a range of FREE activities including table Tennis, the musical trail, bouldering, swingball and slacklineing. Alternatively book a volleyball or beach tennis court, a football or rugby pitch and have a game with a group of friends and family.Why not choose from a range of watersports including surfing, bodyboarding, sea kayaking or stand-up paddle boarding? Or when the conditions are right get some goggles on and join a guided snorkelling session or open water swim session! Fancy something land based- join a ballroom dance class or relax with pilates, overlooking the beach. « less
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Ranked #14 of 19 attractions in Bournemouth
Category: Casinos
Owner description: Genting Casino Bournemouth offers you a fantastic night out in the popular and vibrant seaside resort town. Situated in the... more » Owner description: Genting Casino Bournemouth offers you a fantastic night out in the popular and vibrant seaside resort town. Situated in the heart of the town centre the casino is housed in the grade II listed Theatre Royal which has been respectfully refurbished to maintain its original features. Our exclusive Fahrenheit Balcony Restaurant allows you to watch all the action on the gaming floor while you enjoy one of our delicious seasonal dishes, and our elegant bar serves your favourite drinks late into the visit. We offer your favourite casino table games including American Roulette, Blackjack and Three Card Poker as well as £4,000 jackpot slot machines and state of the art Electronic Roulette machines.If you’re new to casino’s our staff are always happy to explain the basics of table and slots play, so if you just want to pop in for a drink or need to organise a dinner party for 40 people, we can cater for you. We take pride in offering you top quality food and first class service throughout to ensure you have an unforgettable night! « less
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Ranked #15 of 19 attractions in Bournemouth
Category: Art Galleries
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Ranked #16 of 19 attractions in Bournemouth
Category: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks; Landmarks
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Ranked #17 of 19 attractions in Bournemouth
Category: Casinos
Owner description: Grosvenor Casino Bournemouth offers a unique lesiure experience in a historic location on the seafront, overlooking the... more » Owner description: Grosvenor Casino Bournemouth offers a unique lesiure experience in a historic location on the seafront, overlooking the iconic Bournemouth Pavilion Theatre. An a la carte restaurant and late night bar is complimented by a comprehensive gaming facility with numerous Roulette (including electronic terminals), Blackjack & Poker tables, plus popular Slot machines. Our electronic gaming facility is open 24 hours a day and live gaming takes place between 10am-7am, 7 days a week. « less
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Ranked #18 of 19 attractions in Bournemouth
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Ranked #19 of 19 attractions in Bournemouth
Category: Science Museums; Museums
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